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potting shed

noun
  1. a building in which plants are set in flowerpots and in which empty pots, potting compost, etc, are stored
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  • The light from the hall shone full into the potting-shed, but there was nobody there.

    Miss Mapp

    Edward Frederic Benson

  • A potting-shed, a rag-and-bone shop, a pawn-broker's, or a thieves' kitchen?

    The Betrothal

    Maurice Maeterlinck

  • If the weather is wet, he sits in the potting-shed and smokes.

  • She was only cross with me when I surprised her in the potting-shed wearing an old bonnet out of which hung a faded poppy.

  • There was an old bucket inside the potting-shed upon which Diana had her eye; she had schemes that centred round that bucket.